Gear review: Trayvax Wallet
08 Aug 2016

Video Gear Review: Trayvax Summit Wallet

A solid wallet that performs is essential for everyday carry. We got our hands on a Trayvax Summit and put it to the test. How does it handle a stack of cards and cash? You can learn more about this and other Trayvax products here: http://www.trayvax.com/collections/summit-collection It never hurts to

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Is a Solar or Gas Generator Best? It Depends.
26 Jul 2016

Is a Solar or Gas Generator Best? It Depends.

What makes the most sense? Buying a generator that requires gasoline or electricity, or buying a generator that provides electricity by harnessing the free energy from the sun? Well…it’s not that simple is it? Solar has advantages, for sure, but the gear is expensive, fragile and not very portable. It

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types of firepit
08 Jul 2016

Take Flame Anywhere with a Portable Fire Pit

There’s a good chance that if you’re reading this blog, sitting around a fire is on your list of enjoyable past times. It doesn’t really matter whether the flame is big or small, on the beach, in the woods or in your backyard, does it? Propane is cool–um, make that

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Video Gear Review: MTM Survivor Ammo Can
23 Jun 2016

Video Gear Review: MTM Survivor Ammo Can

The Survivor Ammo Can by MTM Case-Gard gives you a compact storage unit for keeping emergency supplies underground. Underground storage is often an afterthought for many people when it comes to being prepared for the worst. Underground storage can keep your equipment secure and safe if your primary storage location

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Best Bugout Vehicle
18 May 2016

Your Ultimate Guide to the Best Bug Out Vehicles

You’ve done all the right things. You have plenty of stored water and food, your bug-out-bag is stocked and ready to go, you have an emergency plan that you’ve discussed with your family, and you have weapons that you can use to defend yourself and your home. But what happens

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knife locking
15 Apr 2016

Knife Designer Creates New Custom Folding Knife Lock Design

In the folding knife business, there have been few changes in the design of locking mechanisms. You’ve got your liner locks, frame locks, lockbacks, slipjoints, buttons and the Axis and Arc type locking mechanisms from Benchmade and SOG. These locks are tried and true and have lasted throughout the years

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maxpedition shot show 2016
09 Feb 2016

Tactical Gear Steals Spotlight at SHOT Show 2016

Like many people, I spent a good deal of time perusing the internet looking at photos and videos from this year’s SHOT Show in Las Vegas. It goes without saying that I’m a gear nut and enjoy seeing the new equipment on display. Everything from packs to knives to electronics

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falcon pack
15 Dec 2015

The Maxpedition Falcon III is a Pack for All Seasons

Overview The Maxpedition Falcon III is an update to the company’s popular Falcon II backpack. While the main upgrade is the pack’s expanded size of 28 liters, some modern touches make the Falcon III a versatile outdoor and tactical pack. This bag is at home in a variety of environments

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bolt bag
09 Oct 2015

Move Fast with the Bolt Bag from 215 Gear

The Bolt Bag from 215 Gear is a solid, USA made bag that works as an E&E pouch on a MOLLE pack or bag. It can also stand alone as a get home bag for your vehicle. Construction The Bolt Bag is made of 500 Denier Cordura Nylon and is

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215 pry tool
05 Oct 2015

This Pry Bar from 215 Gear Puts Power in the Palm of Your Hand

Understanding the 215 Gear EDC pry tool first calls for a look at how small, one-piece tools became an item many view as essential for every day carry. One piece tools now flood the market in a variety of shapes and sizes. Some are simply carabiners with a hex driver

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